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Liverpool legend Aldridge warns Man City fans over Haaland: Look at Lukaku and Chelsea

Liverpool legend John Aldridge insists champions Manchester City signing Erling Haaland won't necessarily improve him.

Aldridge wrote for the Sunday World: "There is no doubt that Erling Haaland has the potential to take Manchester City to the next level – but recent big-money signings confirm that nothing is certain in this game.

"Flick your mind back to last summer and Chelsea's paying £97.5 million to sign Romelu Lukaku, as they added what appeared to be the final piece in Thomas Tuchel's jigsaw.

"After winning the Champions League at the end of the 2021 season, there was an expectation that Tuchel would take Chelsea to more success once they spent some of their spare change on Lukaku, and I bought into that.

"Lukaku came with a reputation of being a little high maintenance during his time at Everton and Manchester United, but it looked like he had matured during a couple of years at Inter Milan.

"As it turns out, the old Lukaku problems had not gone away and it wasn't long before he was popping up on TV, moaning about Chelsea and complaining about Tuchel.

"It was no surprise he has been sent back to Inter on loan, leaving Chelsea with a large bill for a player who hasn't delivered and, if anything, caused them more hassle than he was worth last season."

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